|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
Frank Boase Studio
|Date made||September 1942|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Group portrait of Leading Aircraftmen (LAC) of A and C Flights of Course 29, No 1 Elementary ...
Group portrait of Leading Aircraftmen (LAC) of A and C Flights of Course 29, No 1 Elementary Training School, RAAF, at Parafield Airport, SA. Identified from left to right, back row: 417666 LAC Keith Curry Pawson; 417421 LAC Raymond George Sauerwald (later of 40 Squadron, RAAF and killed in action over Rumania on 7 May 1944); 32001 LAC John Benjamin Rivers; 417620 LAC Allan John Crabb (who received the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) on 23 March 1945 for skill and fortitude in operations against the enemy); 417450 LAC Peter Le Ray Boucaut (later of 215 Squadron, RAAF, and killed in an accident on 7 June 1945 in India); 418770 LAC Robert Ashmore Scott (later of 2 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, and killed in an accident on 3 September 1943 at Port Pirie); 417618 LAC Anthony Allan Campbell. Third row: 417463 LAC Allen Ross Durdin; 417519 LAC George Ifould Rugless (later of 15 Squadron, RAAF, and killed in action over Germany on 5 January 1945); 417518 LAC Harold Percival Rosenhain; 78046 LAC Robert John Davidson; 417356 LAC Max Gordon Francis (later of 467 Squadron, RAAF and killed in action over France on 21 April 1944); 422915 LAC Leonard Pendrell Bence; 69401 LAC Charles Herbert Connolly. Second row: 119323 LAC Brian Gerald Barrington; 418734 LAC James Thomas Brophy (who received the DFC on 8 December 1944 for skill and fortitude in operations against the enemy); 417670 LAC Frederick Charles Shilcock; 418733 LAC Victor Cecil Austen; 418768 LAC Ian Donald Roberts (who received the DFC on 25 September 1945); 417517 LAC Maxwell John Rolfe (later of 6 Service Flying Training School, RAAF); 134482 LAC Ralph Bogle Shephard; 417459 LAC Hugh Leslie Cormier. Front row: 417524 LAC Lawrence Nestor Schultz; 417425 LAC Thomas George Secker; Smith (probably 417672 LAC Ralph Smith); 417668 LAC Gordon Bryant Schwartz; 417619 LAC Alan Barry Cox; Brown (probably 46897 LAC Richard William Brown); 417617 LAC John Frederick Burnett; 417667 LAC William John Poling (later of 113 S Atlanta Wing, Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), and killed in an accident in South America).